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BUILDING ENERGY EFFICIENCY INTO
YOUR RESIDENTIAL PROJECT

As Designed vs As Build - Understanding the Impact on Building Performance and Contracts of Off-Plan Changes and Substitutions

The Supply Chain Sustainability School is delighted to partner with TAFE NSW to provide a range of new resources about energy efficiency in residential projects.

The objective of these resources is to communicate simply why construction-stage changes to how a residential project has been designed can have a negative impact on the energy efficiency and performance of the finished development, what to do instead, and how to find out more information about these issues.

WATCH THE MAIN VIDEO RESOURCE HERE (27 mins):


These resources are particularly intended for Design, Building and Trade Professionals, Construction Site and Contract Coordinators, and Structured Apprenticeship Programs. You can watch as an individual, as a team, or there are facilitation and training resources for those wanting to run sessions using this information.

     

Watch PART 1 of the video (5 mins) above
(or visit https://youtu.be/kM_1N3yYECo
AN INTRODUCTION TO THE ISSUES:
Robin Mellon, Supply Chain Sustainability School
Jessie, Homeowner

Watch PART 2 of the video (6 mins) above
(or visit https://youtu.be/tmE_YDHIQIE
ENERGY EFFICIENT HOME BENEFITS:
Caroline Pidcock, Architect
Jessie, Homeowner
Dean Ipaviz, Builder

 

 

 

 

Watch PART 3 of the video (7 mins) above
(or visit https://youtu.be/1cTP543lUE8
UNDERSTANDING ENERGY USE:
Rod Petre, Developer
Kylie Mills, Architect & Teacher

Watch PART 4 of the video (5 mins) above
(or visit https://youtu.be/3OamHFoDu8U
IMPROVING ENERGY EFFICIENCY:
Oliver Steele, Architect & Builder
Caroline Pidcock, Architect

 

 

                 

 

Watch PART 5 of the video (2 mins) above
(or visit https://youtu.be/xrdYOZ8MF_Q
WHERE TO FIND MORE INFORMATION:
Dean Ipaviz, Builder
Robin Mellon, the School

Download the accompanying FACT SHEET 
with links to a range of resources 

 

Resources for TRAINING SESSIONS include:

 
A Facilitator Guide for those running sessions
A Facilitator Slide Pack for presentations
A Registration Sheet template
A Feedback Sheet for attendees

About the project

This project was a collaboration between the Supply Chain Sustainability School and TAFE NSW, with funding from the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage through the Environmental Trust. The NSW Office of Environment and Heritage established the Collaborative Sustainable Housing Initiative (CSHI) in 2014, to address the systemic barriers to the supply and demand of sustainable housing design and features.

The National Energy Efficient Building Project is funded through the Council of Australian Governments and has been managed by the South Australian Department of State Development since 2012. The current phase of this project responds to the National Energy Productivity Plan Measure 32, which aims to improve industry compliance with building energy efficiency regulation.

To collaborate around their shared objectives, in late 2016 the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage and SA Department of State Development met with representatives from peak building construction and product organisations and sought their feedback on capacity issues facing the industry, the current state of sustainability and energy efficiency training, industry understanding of energy efficiency requirements in the National Construction Code and barriers to delivering energy efficient, Code-compliant and high-performing buildings.

A broad range of resources were produced by different organisations and collaborations as part of this project, including: